The mission of the Gogebic Range Genealogical
Society is to promote and assist with the research and preservation of genealogy and
family history of the Gogebic Range area. This area encompasses Gogebic County,
Michigan, and Iron County, Wisconsin.
Our genealogical society is dedicated to
helping you find your roots on the Gogebic Range. Our obituary database contains
the names of over 70,000 residents who lived on the Gogebic Range between 1890
and the present. Hundreds of records are being added every month.
Our November 2012 newsletter is available... just Click on
Note: We are letting you
know that the Northern Waters Genealogical Society, in the county just south of
us, has WONDERFUL monthly speakers about how to research different topics, and a
support system to help you connect to genealogical resources in the area and on
the internet. Their meetings are only an hour drive southeast of us. Please
take a moment to see their highlighted speakers... you might want to attend!!
See their meeting schedules at their website at
Their next meeting is Saturday,
June 8, 2013 from 9am until 12:30pm in the Boulder Junction Community Center. The
topic of the program is a two
9:00-10:45 the topic will be “British Genealogy -
Family History research in the British Isles.”
This program will review the history of British migration to North America and
then examine online resources for researching British family history.
From 11:00-12:30 the topic will be
“Scottish Genealogy - Scottish Family History in your own
A note from the President.. Until we are
able to offer more extensive on-site cemetery listings, we ask that you contact
the Gogebic Range Genealogical Society (e-mail or postal mail) for assistance
with cemetery look-ups. We will be glad to help in any way possible.
Gary Harrington - President, GRGS: email me at
NEW Monthly GRGS board meeting minutes can be found at the 'meetings'
Gogebic Roots cannot continue to exist without your monetary help and
involvement. Please consider becoming a paid member. The cost is $12.00 annually for an individual membership.
Family and Life memberships are also available.